Saturday, June 6, 2020

Groom threatens to call off wedding after bride-to-be told him he can't have a female friend as his best man

An engaged man has revealed that he has threatened to call off his wedding after his bride-to-be told him he couldn't name his female best friend as his 'best man' because it would 'be distracting to the guests'.

The unnamed 28-year-old, who is from the US, opened up about the furious argument with his fiancee, 24, in a Reddit post, explaining that he ended up storming out of their home as a result of the fall out.

'I proposed to my girlfriend Jasmin in March,' he revealed. 'Earlier this week she and I were talking about wedding plans and she already picked out who her bridesmaids were gonna be and was questioning me about my groomsmen to see who'd walk with who and all that.'

White man who assaulted three African Americans called the police and claimed he was the victim

A white man in Virginia called the cops to falsely report that he was assaulted, but police say he turned out to be the aggressor and they believe its because the victims are black.

Authorities responded to a call from Edward Halstead, 53, in Lake of the Woods, Locust Grove on Tuesday at 7.15pm.

But after they 'interviewed several people' they 'determined that the caller was in fact the perpetrator'.

'It appears based on the interviews, that the perpetrator of the crimes did so because of the race of the victims,' the Orange County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post.

Nigerian Government seizes former minister, Dan Etete’s private Jet in Canada over $1.3bn Malabu oil deal

The Nigerian Government has seized a private jet bought by Dan Etete, a former Minister of Petroleum, with some of the alleged proceeds of the $1.3bn Malabu oil deal.

The seizure was confirmed to Finance Uncovered by Nigeria’s lawyer, Babatunde Olabode ‘Bode’ Johnson.

Johnson said that the order was served on the jet’s owner, a company called Tibit Ltd, which has until Tuesday next week (9 June) to file court papers opposing the seizure.

Tibit Ltd is an anonymously owned company incorporated in the British Virgin Islands.

Actress Reese Witherspoon splashes $11.9million on her home in Los Angeles

Reese Witherspoon has quietly scooped up a $11.9 million Tudor-style home in Los Angeles, less than two months after unloading her nearby $17 million mansion, DailyMail reveals.

Located in the affluent suburb of Brentwood, the 8,652 square foot home is nestled inside a wooded enclave that features a pool, spa and top of the line kitchen.

With six bedrooms and eight bathrooms, it offers plenty of space for her family of five - her husband Jim Toth and her three children Ava Elizabeth Philippe, Deacon Reese Philippe and Tennessee James Toth.

Witherspoon, 44, wasted no time in snapping up the property after she sold off her $17 million Pacific Palisades mansion to an all cash buyer in April.

Heirs to Karl Lagerfeld's $225m fortune can't access it because accountant in charge won't pick his calls

The ongoing wrangle over Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld's estate has taken yet another complicated twist.

Lucien Frydlender, 87, was the fashion legend's trusted accountant for years, and is believed to be the only person with enough knowledge about his assets to help with Lagerfeld's succession after he passed away in Paris in February 2019.

It was long believed the designer left all his estate of £178,463,375 (200 million euros) to his beloved cat Choupette. However, the myth has since been debunked, and seven beneficiaries have been named.

Currently an inventory of the late designer's assets is being drawn up, including a bookstore, apartments in Paris and Monaco, his library and designer furniture.

White man is charged after driving into Black Lives Matter activists and threatening to kill them

A New York man has been charged with attempted murder for brandishing a knife-claw at protesters and telling them: 'I'll kill you' - before driving his SUV along the sidewalk and attempting to hit them.

Frank Cavalluzzi, 54, confronted protesters in the Whitestone area of Queens.

Well-known to the police, and with a history of making threats on social media, Cavalluzzi is seen brandishing a knife claw and threatening the Black Lives Matter demonstrators before ramming his car at them.

Melinda Katz, Queens district attorney, said it was 'amazing' that no one was killed in the incident.

Anthony Joshua's passionate speech in FULL as boxer speaks out at Black Lives Matter march in hometown

Anthony Joshua delivered an impassioned speech during a Black Lives Matter rally in his native town of Watford.

The unified world heavyweight champion was attending the march in the wake of George Floyd's death in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The 30-year-old was wearing a jumper with the words 'Black Lives Matter' and was one of many hundreds of people who processed through Watford town centre twice on Saturday.

Joshua used a scooter and crutches to attend the rally as he recovers from a knee injury sustained in training.

Actress Olayinka Lawal explains why she married popular NURTW Boss, Kunle Poly

Nollywood actress Olayinka Lawal has revealed why she married popular transport union boss, Kunle Poly.

According to her, she married him because of his good personality and not because of money.

Olayinka made this known in an interview with Adeniyi Adewonyin. Read...

Why did you marry Kunle Poly?

Horror as TV host praises white twin for inheriting fair skin while ignoring black sister

The shocking moment an Australian TV host appeared to congratulate an identical twin for her fair skin while ignoring her black sibling has been condemned after it resurfaced on Twitter.

Lucy and Maria Aylmer are non-identical twin sisters who display a rare genetic anomaly.

While Maria was born her half Jamaican mum's brown skin, Lucy inherited the fair skin of her father.

In the 2015 interview on breakfast show Sunrise, Samantha Armytage described the appearance of the siblings, then aged 18, and commented “Good on her!”after telling how Lucy has fair skin.

Thousands take the knee for George Floyd in poignant scene at Parliament Square protest

Thousands of people took the knee for George Floyd in London today as protests spread across Britain.

Demonstrators descended on Parliament Square in Westminster earlier following the tragic death of the 46-year-old in the US.

During a minute's silence hundreds of protesters went down on one knee while raising one fist in the air.

The crowds then began chanting "no justice, no peace" and George Floyd's name.

Yvonne Jegede speaks on her liposuction, her stand on her ex-husband at the moment

Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegede has spoken out about her liposuction -- she got it done after the birth of her son and also spoke about her new stand on her ex-husband, the father of her son.

She spoke about this during an Instagram Live interview with Mr Paul.

On her liposuction, she said; “Yes, I did surgery (liposuction) on my stomach after I had my son; so, that made me look curvier. I had the surgery here in Nigeria. I don’t have issues with anyone on earth; I do whatever I want with myself and body.

38-year-old man allegedly r.a.p.e.s 7-month old daughter

A 38-year-old man, Mr Simon Emeka has been remanded by a Makurdi Chief Magistrate Court for allegedly raping his seven-month-old daughter.

At the hearing on Friday, the Police Prosecuting Officer, Sergeant Friday Kanshio told the court that on June 1st, 2020, one Josephine Habba of number 34 Modern Market Road Makurdi went to the Nigerian Police Force ‘D’ Division Makurdi and reported the matter.

“In her account, she said on the same date she went to Jestic Hospital in Makurdi with her daughter for treatment and she heard one Mrs. Favour Emeka crying and telling a nurse that her seven-month-old baby girl was raped by her husband Simon Emeka.”

Lagos accredits 3 private hospitals for COVID-19 treatment

Lagos State Government has accredited three private hospitals to manage COVID-19 cases in the state.

A statement from the Lagos State Ministry of Health quoted the Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, as disclosing this at a news briefing to give situation report on COVID-19 management in the state.

Abayomi stressed that one of the accredited private hospitals is already admitting patients, adding that the other two will soon start admission and management of patients.

He said, “They have passed the biosecurity compliance test. They have made modifications to their hospitals so that their staff and other patients are not put in danger or exposed to a higher risk of contracting COVID-19.

Biden formally wins Democratic nomination to take on Trump

Joe Biden has formally won the Democratic Party nomination to take on Donald Trump in November's presidential election.

He said on Twitter that he had secured the 1,991 delegates needed and would fight to "win the battle for the soul of the nation".

He had been the effective nominee since Bernie Sanders withdrew in April.

Coronavirus - and its effect on the economy - and the recent civil unrest are sure to dominate the election.

Facebook axes 190 accounts linked with racist groups

Facebook has removed nearly 200 social media accounts linked to white supremacy groups planning to infiltrate protests over police killings of black people.

Some of the groups even planned to attend the rallies with weapons, company officials said Friday.

The accounts on Facebook and Instagram were tied to the Proud Boys and the American Guard, two hate groups already banned on the platforms, AP reported.

Officials were already monitoring the accounts in preparation for removing them when they saw posts attempting to exploit the ongoing protests prompted by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Anthony Joshua joins Black Lives Matter protest despite training injury [photos]

Anthony Joshua has joined Black Lives Matter protest.

He was captured hobbling on crutches as he joined the Black Lives Matter movement this afternoon.

Wearing a black hoodie with the movement’s name on the front, the WBA, WBO, and IBF world champion joined hundreds of others on the peaceful protest.

The protest held in Watford.

17-year-old girl connives with boyfriend to fake own kidnap, demands N500,000 ransom

A 17-year-old girl, Seun Adekunle, and her 25-year-old boyfriend, Basit Olasunkanmi, have been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for faking her kidnap.

The teenager who lives at 32 Agura Road Abeokuta, was reportedly lured by Olasunkanmi, a butcher, who lives at No 4, Ogun Radio, Abeokuta to fake her kidnap.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi disclosed this on Friday.

Oyeyemi explained that they were arrested at their hideouts following a report by the mother of the girl, Bukky Adekunle.

PDP official charged with terrorism in Imo State

The Imo State Government has arraigned the Imo State Director-General of the Peoples Democratic Party’s New Media Centre, Ambrose Nwaogwugwu, for terrorism after he accused Governor Hope Uzodinma of “secretly approving Rural Grazing Reserves for Fulani herdsmen”.

Nwaogwugwu was also said to have accused Governor Uzodinma of planning to rename the Imo State University after the late Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari.

A copy of the charge sheet, marked 0W/217c/2020, stated that the 29-year-old Nwaogwugwu also accused the governor of constructing a Rural Grazing Area for Fulani herdsmen.

The defendant also allegedly accused Uzodinma of planning to divert N5.2bn meant for pensioners in the state.

Audu Maikori awarded N10m in lawsuit against Kaduna govt

An Appeal Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Kaduna State Government to pay N10.5m as damages to the President of Chocolate City Group, Audu Maikori.

The court on Friday upheld the ruling of the Federal High Court that the state government violated the rights of Maikori when he was arrested in Lagos in 2017 by a team of policemen and was transferred to the Force Headquarters in Abuja for misinforming the public via his tweets on happenings in Southern Kaduna.

The court assessed damages at N10.5 million in favour of Maikori. The appeal court reduced the damages awarded by the high court from N40 million to N10.5 million.

Personal email accounts of staff working for Trump and Joe Biden presidential campaigns are targeted by Chinese and Iranian hackers

Google uncovered hacking attempts from China and Iran on personal email accounts of presidential campaigns staffers for Joe Biden and Donald Trump.

The announcement was made Thursday and the strike appears to be spear-phishing attacks – similar to the Russian breach of Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman in 2016.

A Google spokesperson told 'We can confirm that our Threat Analysis Group recently saw phishing attempts from a Chinese group targeting the personal email accounts of Biden campaign staff and an Iranian group targeting the personal email accounts of Trump campaign staff.'

'We didn't see evidence that these attempts were successful.'

Nigerian sailor emerges best student at Rwandan varsity

A Nigerian sailor, Annabel Kemmy, has emerged as the best graduating student at the University of Rwanda.

She also presented the best research paper and emerged as third-best at the Senior Command and Staff Course 08.

Kemmy made this known via her Instagram handle, adding that she graduated with distinction.

While expressing her joy, the sailor said she was proud to be a good representative of Nigeria.

Ex-baseball star is arrested for choking his girlfriend at gunpoint and slamming her head into a wall

Former Los Angeles Dodgers star Carl Crawford has been arrested after his former girlfriend accused him of assaulting her during an argument over a man she had begun dating.

An arrest affidavit filed this week by Houston police states that the ballplayer-turned-record producer went to the home of Gabriele Washington on May 8, produced a handgun from which he unloaded the ammunition in her presence, then demanded information on her latest dating relationship.

Washington told investigators Crawford pushed her to the floor, slammed her head against a wall and choked her after she told him that she had not had sex with the man she was dating.

Family seeks financial support to fly dead Majek Fashek home

The family of Late Majek Fashek has made a public plea for financial assistance to fly home the deceased reggae legend who died on June 1, 2020 in New York City, United States of America.

Former member of the House of Representatives, representing Egor/Ikpoba Okha Federal Constituency and music enthusiast and owner of U&I Records, made the call on behalf of the family.

Agbonayinma described Majek as a legend and Africa’s pride and thus cannot be allowed to be buried like an ordinary mortal.

He added: “ With the support of the family, the children, we are looking at how we can bring him to Nigeria to be buried. This is going to cost quite a lot of money, especially with the challenge of Covid-19.

BamBam sweet message to Teddy A on his birthday

It's Teddy A's birthday today and his wife, fellow reality star, BamBam is wishing him a happy birthday with sweet words.

Taking to her Instagram page to give her man a birthday shout, she thanked him for taking care of her and their child -- Zen.

''Happy birthday honey

''You are sweet, you’re kind you’re mischievous, naughty, generous my greatest support system and my lover… words fail me in describing how awesome a human being you are. I’m honored and glad to be in this journey of life with you, I couldn’t have chosen anyone else, you’re my gift from God. Happy birthday papi, I thank God for choosing us for each other. I pray you celebrate many more birthdays in wealth and In style, Zen and I wish you happy happy birthday … Thank you for taking care of us, we love you'', she wrote.

Legal practitioner seeks amendment of law on r.a.p.e

An Ilorin based legal practitioner, Mr Adeola Omotunde, has advocated amendment of the law on rape and defilement of minors in the face of rampant cases of r*pe in the society.

Omotunde made the appeal on Saturday in Ilorin while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria.

According to him, now that the cases of r*pe is increasing, the law guarding it has to be amended to make it more stringent or to serve as deterrent to discourage the perpetrators.

He said that the Nigerian law was sufficient to fight the menace of rape, but the law would need to be strengthened and the punishment increased to curb the act in the society.

White American football player issues apology for saying kneeling during national anthem to protest racial injustice is disrespectful

Drew Brees has issued another apology amid backlash from fans and teammates over his disapproval of NFL players kneeling in protest during the national anthem, this time posting a self-recorded video on Instagram to convey his sincerity on the matter.

'I know there's not much that I can say that would make things any better right now,' the New Orleans Saints star said on Instagram. 'But, I just want you to see in my eyes how sorry I am for the comments that I made yesterday.

'I know that it hurt many people, especially friends, teammates, former teammates, loved ones, people that I care and respect deeply,' he continued. 'That was never my intention.'

Lady who accused House of Reps aspirant, Ettu Mohammed of r.a.p.e speaks further

A lady identified as Aminat Popoola has accused a House of Representatives aspirant, Ettu Mohammed, of rape.

On June 2, 2020, Aminat took to her Twitter handle to accuse Mohammed, who contested to represent Mushin II constituency in the House of Representatives in 2019.

Aminat stated that she met Mr. Mohammed in 2006 at Number 19 Feyintola Giwa street in the Pako Aguda area of Lagos state.

She said at the time when the rape happened, she was 16/17 and he was 26.

Banker dives into glass as stunt goes wrong while celebrating his 30th birthday

This is the shocking moment a man leaps through a glass swimming pool panel in a stunt gone wrong at his boozy 30th birthday bash.

Dimitry Prigorodov hurled himself through a window last week, hoping to dive straight into a swimming pool below.

But the banker from Moscow did not jump far enough and crashed into the glass and metal barrier surrounding the pool.

He is seen diving head first out of the window aiming for the swimming pool below.

Norwegian princess says dating a black man has opened her eyes to racism and white supremacy

Norway's Princess Märtha Louise said being in a relationship with a black man has given her a 'crash course in white supremacy' after witnessing how he is treated.

The princess, 48, said that before she began dating self-described shaman Durek Verrett, 45, in May 2019, she did not realise how widespread racism is.

She wrote in an Instagram post: 'Being @shamandurek 's girlfriend has given me a crash course in how white supremacy is at play and the way I have consciously and subconsciously thought of and acted towards black people.

'It is in the details (which I had no idea still existed).'

Ukrainian teacher is arrested for murder after camera shows suffocating a 1-year old with a pillow

A nursery school teacher tied a pillow to the face of a one year old girl - 'causing her to die from suffocation and vomiting'.

Irina Sukhanova, 51, has been detained by police in Zaporizhia, south-eastern Ukraine, on suspicion of murder, according to law enforcement officials.

The carer wanted to stop the girl, named Alesya, from crying on her first trial day at the private nursery - after she was bitten by another child.

A horrific CCTV video shows her tying the pillow over the baby's face before trying to get her to sleep.

Serena Williams husband, Alexis Ohanian RESIGNS from Reddit to help curb racial hate

Serena Williams' Reddit co-founder husband Alexis Ohanian has resigned from the company's board because he is a 'father who needs to be able to answer his black daughter when she asks: 'What did you do?''

The tech founder, who shares two-year-old daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr. with his tennis star wife, made the shock announcement in a video uploaded to his Instagram page around midday Friday.

In the footage, he says he is stepping down 'for me, for my family, and for my country' so that his seat on the board can be filled by a black candidate and so he can focus on helping to 'curb racial hate'.

Group blasts Senate President, others for visiting Orji Kalu, says visit is a mockery on the intelligence of Nigerians

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has lambasted Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan for leading his colleagues on a solidarity visit to Orji Uzor Kalu who was recently released from the Kuje Correctional Centre.

Lawan-led leadership of the upper legislative chamber had on Thursday, led other Senators to the residence of the Chief Whip of the upper legislative chamber, Kalu, after the Abia lawmaker was released from prison during the week.

Kalu, who is the Chief Whip of the Senate, was released from Kuje correctional facility on Wednesday after spending months behind the bars for alleged diversion of N7.65bn while he served as the Governor of Abia State.

Photos: Nollywood actress Uche Elendu acquires new car

Nollywood actress and businesswoman, Uche Elendu, has acquired a new fancy automobile.

Uche Elendu recently took to her Instagram page to share the news with her 1 million followers.

The 33-year-old screen diva didn’t state in clear terms that she purchased the expensive ride, but her caption for the post led many people to believe she did.

She simply wrote: “BLESSED ❤”

Oyo Speaker’s mother becomes Iya’loja General of Ibarapaland

Mother of the Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Adebo Ogundoyin, Mrs. Justina Ogundoyin, has been installed as the Iya-Oloja-General of Ibarapaland.

Justina Ogundoyin is the wife to the late philanthropist, Chief Adeseun Ogundoyin.

The Speaker has congratulated his mother on her installation as the Iya-Oloja-General of Ibarapaland.

Ogundoyin described his mother as a rare gem, who is highly respected and identified with the people of Ibarapaland despite losing her husband 29 years ago.

NBA legend Jordan to donate $100m to social justice groups

Michael Jordan said Friday he is making a record $100 million donation to groups fighting for racial equality and social justice amid a wave of protests across the United States.

The NBA legend said in a statement that his Jordan Brand would distribute the money over 10 years to different organisations in a bid to stamp out “ingrained racism.”

The pledge is believed to be the largest financial contribution to non-profit groups ever made by a figure from the sports world.

“It's 2020 and our family now includes anyone who aspires to our way of life,” a joint statement from Jordan and his Jordan Brand said.

57 New York police officers resign after two were suspended for allegedly shoving 75-year-old to ground

Fifty-seven police officers in Buffalo, New York, have resigned from the force's emergency response team following the suspension of two officers who allegedly pushed a 75-year-old protester to the ground, a source close to the situation said on Friday.

An investigation is underway in a protest incident Gov. Andrew Cuomo called "wholly unjustified and utterly disgraceful." The man was seriously injured.

Video of the demonstration Thursday shows a row of officers walking toward the man and two pushing him. His head bleeds onto the sidewalk as officers walk past him, some looking down at him.

The demonstrators in Niagara Square were, like those across the country, calling for racial justice after the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.

After defiling me, suspect gave me P2 and took me to a witchdoctor, girl s.e.xually abused for a week says

The 17-year-old who was defiled for one week by a 25-year-old bar attendant from Kerita area in Kesses Constituency, Uasin Gishu County Kenya says her aggressor forced her to take emergency contraceptive pills, and even took her to a witchdoctor to “protect them against being found by the girl’s parents”.

“After defiling me repeatedly for a few days, he took me to a witchdoctor’s den and asked the herbalist to give him ‘medicine’ that would make it hard for my parents to find me.

The witchdoctor gave him some herbs, promising him (suspect) that it will keep my father — who is a truck driver — away from home.

Thieves pretending to be COVID-19 health inspectors rob supermarket

A group of armed men dressed as healthcare workers have stolen a large amount of cash from a supermarket in the South African city of Pietermaritzburg.

The men pretended to be Covid-19 health inspectors when they entered Checkers supermarket, IOL reported.

They were wearing masks, face shields, gloves and white lab jackets, the news site reported.

They robbed 200,000 South African rand (Ksh1.25 million) from the pension payout point while pensioners were still standing outside, the report says.

When I die and reincarnate I’ll choose Nigerian music industry - Award-winning Ghanaian Sound engineer

Award-winning Sound engineer,Emmanuel Zapp Mallet better known as Zapp Mallet,has stated categorically that he would go for Nigerian Music industry, if he was reincarnated.

In an interview with Sandra of RazzNews,the legendary Sound engineer asserted that whoever has chosen the music profession in Ghana has chosen a very noble profession but at a crappy location.

Juxtaposing Ghanaian artists with artists of other countries, Zapp Mallet Stated that while the former are crying over hunger,the latter are rather sponsoring Politicians.

The veteran record producer said that the main source of revenue for the   artists is from shows,but artists from Francophone countries in Africa earn a lot from royalties.

White teens start ‘George Floyd challenge’ mocking his death

The death of George Floyd has sparked outrage and protest but some white teens have created a challenge in which they mock his death.

Floyd died on Memorial Day after now-former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin placed a knee on his neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds. He’s since been charged with second-degree murder and the three other former officers involved have been charged as well. The country has been beset with nationwide protests with marchers from all backgrounds, but some teens on social media have been making fun of the 46-year-old’s final moments.

The teens, who are mostly white and male, step on the necks of another person, film it and post it to social media as the “George Floyd challenge.”

Avoid worship centres, Govt tells Lagos residents above 65 years

Lagos State Government has advised residents of the state above 65 years to avoid visiting worship centres in order to curb COVID-19 in the state.

The Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi gave the advice during a press conference in Alausa, Ikeja, the state capital.

The Commissioner who noted that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu ordered the reopening of religious centres in the next two weeks as the state entered the second phase of the ease of lockdown, in line with the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and NCDC protocols on ease of lockdown.

Abayomi reiterated the commitment of the state government to manage the public health of residents, noting that the government is deeply worried by the aged group considered as vulnerable.

US will allow limited flights by Chinese airlines, not ban

The Trump administration on Friday, said it will let Chinese airlines operate a limited number of flights to the U.S., backing down from a threat to ban the flights.

The decision came one day after China appeared to open the door to U.S. carriers United Airlines and Delta Air Lines resuming one flight per week each into the country.

The Transportation Department said it will let Chinese passenger airlines fly a combined total of two round-trip flights per week between the U.S. and China, which it said would equal the number of flights that China’s aviation authority will allow for U.S. carriers.

Delta praised the U.S. government for trying to “ensure fairness and access to China.” United said it was reviewing the matter. Neither said whether the latest development in the dispute between the two countries would affect their plans. Both had hoped to offer more flights.

Friday, June 5, 2020

Wisconsin police apologise for arresting African-American man inside his home after neighbour reported him as an intruder

Police in Wisconsin have publicly apologized to an African American man they wrongly arrested at gunpoint after falsely suspecting him of burglarizing a house he had actually just moved into.

The Monona Police Department received a call from a woman on the 5100 block of Arrowhead Drive at 10:50am on Tuesday, reporting that she’d seen a black man ‘inside her neighbor’s home and didn’t believe he should be there’.

The woman told dispatchers that the previous person who lived next door had recently passed away, and the home had been vacant ever since.

Hugh Jackman slammed on Instagram and loses followers after sharing picture of a policeman hugging a protester

Hugh Jackman has been slammed by fans for sharing a photo of a protestor hugging an officer following the death of George Floyd in police custody.

The actor, 52, posted the picture, taken during the Black Lives Matter protests, to his Twitter page and captioned the post: 'Solidarity'.

Fans immediately hit out at Hugh, claiming he should be sharing pictures of police brutality during the riots instead, and also criticised the star for saying it represents unity.

Girl, 15, charged with murder of 37-year old man who was found dead inside his apartment

A 15-year-old girl has been arrested and charged with murder in the death of a 37-year-old Iowa man that was initially reported to police as a suicide.

The teen, whom the Des Moines Police Department did not name, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder in the the death of Zachary Brooks, according to a press release.

Brooks was found dead in an apartment at 1516 Evergreen Avenue at around 5.40pm on Monday after someone called authorities to report a suicide there.

The officers who arrived found Brooks’ body, but said it did not appear he'd killed himself, reported KCCI.

Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott could become romantically involved again

Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott could become romantically involved again, eight months after they split.

The 22-year-old make-up mogul has been spending plenty of time with her rapper ex-boyfriend, as they have been together during the lockdown period for their two-year-old daughter Stormi Webster.

For the past three months, they have been living together at the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star's $36.5M mansion in the Holmby Hills, California neighborhood close to the Playboy mansion.

UsWeekly has reported that this has meant they are now 'closer than ever' and that a reconciliation could be imminent as romance could be sparked again.